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Old 11-01-2009, 10:24 AM   #1
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How to set and execute PATH, xbindkeys, wireless & LAN

I am newbie in linux environment

Could anybody please help me to set PATH and automatic available while booting the system

2. How do I set the xbindkeys and make it availbel during booting the system

3. How to set internet connection wireless & LAN
Old 11-01-2009, 10:56 AM   #2
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Better to start a separate thread for each question -- it gets very confusing when we answer three questions in one thread.

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The PATH you get is not set when booting but when logging on. Exactly how depends on which shell you are using. Do you know? This command is a rough guide
echo $SHELL
Regards networking that varies from distro to distro. Which distro are you using? What hardware do yu use to connect to the Internet -- a standalone modem/router? Is it already set up and working? Generally wired is easier than wireless so better to get that set up first. Is your computer wired to a working modem/router? What is the output from
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It depends on the distribution. For example in Slackware PATH is stored in /etc/skel/.bash_profile, xbindkeys isn't included in the distribution so you have to install it from and configure by preparing the appropriate ~/.xbindkeysrc file, to set wireless connection you could use wicd which is one of the extra Slackware packages and to configure LAN you have to modify /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf file.

So tell us what distribution you'd like to configure and someone will reply with some more relevant information.
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I am using the linux slackware version and install on laptop which built in with wireless. How do I connect to open internet thru wireless and LAN automatically?


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